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ECC: Online marketplaces support the stationary retail trade

The current Marktplatz-KIX from ECC Cologne and ebay shows that online marketplaces are a suitable way to enter online trading. In addition, they help the stationary trade to attract new buyer groups…

June 19, 2018

Inditex records profit increase

Inditex, with subcontractors such as Zara, recorded a surprising increase in profits in the first half of the financial year. The Spanish fashion group announced on Wednesday in Arteixo, Spain, that r…

June 19, 2018

Kids License Monitor shows: Hardly any girls’ topics under top 10 licenses

If you want to succeed in the licensing market, it’s best to use Unisex themes or the boys’ favorites. In the current Kids License Monitor, Frozen is only one of the top ten licenses primarily aimed a…

June 14, 2018

The lucrative license business

Licenses have become indispensable for many companies and are increasingly contributing to total sales. Kathrin Brandhorst, Country Director of Universal Consumer Products Germany talks to Luna Journa…

June 14, 2018

Stiftung Warentest has tested highchairs for children: Winner Evomove & Stokke

Stiftung Warentest has tested twenty highchairs for child-friendly design, handling, durability, safety and harmful substances. Among them were twelve highchairs with steps that grow with the child as…

June 5, 2018

Interactive trading is sustainable and offers numerous advantages

Significantly better than its reputation: The study “Sustainability in Interactive Retailing” by the Bundesverband E-Commerce und Versandhandel Deutschland e.V. bevh emphasizes the social strengths of…

June 5, 2018

HDE: EU plastic strategy not effective

The HDE is critical of the EU Commission’s draft directive. According to the trade association, the ban on plastic silverware, straws or balloon sticks was not effective. Instead, the HDE called for a…

June 4, 2018

Destatis: Retail sales of textiles and clothing increased

The preliminary results of the Federal Statistical Office Destatis showed that retail companies in Germany made real sales of 1.2 percent and a nominal 2.8 percent more in April 2018 than in April 201…

June 1, 2018

Rather adidas than primark: The “Working in Fashion” 2018 Report

The result of the “Working in Fashion 2018” study by the textile industry found that adidas is the most popular employer in the fashion industry in Germany. More than 3,600 employees and junior staff…

May 31, 2018

Amazon has become the third most valuable brand in the world

According to market researchers, Amazon became the third most valuable brand in the world after Google and Apple last year. For example, the world’s largest online retailer replaced Microsoft in fourt…

May 31, 2018